Pets 'will have Christmas to remember'

Pets 'will have Christmas to remember'Pets in the UK are set to have a Christmas to remember this year, as their owners prepare to spoil their furry friends.

According to research by Saga, despite the ongoing recession, many Britons are still planning to splash out on their cats, dogs and other pets this festive season.

Indeed, over a quarter of critters will be getting their own stocking and over half of owners will be buying them a special present.

And it is women who are set to be the most generous, with 56 per cent planning to gift their animal pals this year, compared to 48 per cent of men.

Meanwhile, seven per cent of Britons are even planning to have their pet specially groomed for the big festive day.

And rather than leftovers, the lucky cats and dogs of 18 per cent of owners will be getting turkey with all the trimmings.

Britons looking for flats to rent in Hammersmith or elsewhere in London may find that not taking on a mortgage leaves them with money to spare to lavish on their pets.

However, they may wish to check with their landlords first that they are allowed to keep animals in their new home.

Written by Martyn Glynn

Published 15th December, 2009

© 2009 Estates IT Limited

Latest London Property News Headlines

Ethical coffee consumption boosted in Hackney

Ethical coffee consumption boosted in Hackney

The coffee-loving borough of Hackney has been enjoying the results of a new scheme designed to support farmers in developing countries.

Read Article ... Published on 26th March, 2015

Budget promises Brent Cross investment

Budget promises Brent Cross investment

Brent Cross was included in chancellor George Osborne’s 2015 Budget announcements, the last before the General Election in May. The area is a prime target for investment over this period, as it sits across the two marginal constituencies of Finchley and Golders Green, and Hendon.

Read Article ... Published on 25th March, 2015

Registration opens for Surrey Youth Games

Registration opens for Surrey Youth Games

Online registration is now open for the 2015 P&G Surrey Youth Games. This year’s events will take place on June 20th and 21st at the Surrey Sports Park in Guilford.

Read Article ... Published on 24th March, 2015

Kingston reveals revised plans for Portsmouth Road

Kingston reveals revised plans for Portsmouth Road

In the wake of a long-running public consultation, the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames has released a revised set of plans for the regeneration of Portsmouth Road, which will concentrate on transport improvements.

Read Article ... Published on 23rd March, 2015

Borehamwood: British Hollywood

Borehamwood: British Hollywood

Home to a number of television and film studios, Borehamwood is a well-established commuter suburb of London. It has been dubbed “British Hollywood”, on account of how many shots of its streets are included in a wide variety of much-loved UK films.Borehamwood is a well-established commuter suburb of London. It has been dubbed “British Hollywood”, on account of how many shots of its streets are included in a wide variety of much-loved UK films.

Read Article ... Published on 23rd March, 2015

Wandsworth's young musicians sell out Albert Hall

Wandsworth's young musicians sell out Albert Hall

Music students from schools across Wandsworth performed to a full house at the Royal Albert Hall at the Wandsworth Schools’ Music Service Annual Concert.

Read Article ... Published on 20th March, 2015

Mortgages for first-time buyers fall

Mortgages for first-time buyers fall

In concerning news for those hoping to get on the property ladder, the size of mortgages granted to first-time buyers are at their lowest level in the last 21 months, and the number of loans approved has also dropped significantly, according to the latest report from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML).

Read Article ... Published on 20th March, 2015

Jamie Oliver teaches Tower Hamlets to cook

Jamie Oliver teaches Tower Hamlets to cook

Some lucky Tower Hamlets parents are now able to take advantage of a training programme run by celebrity chef Jamie Oliver.

Read Article ... Published on 19th March, 2015

Outdoor classes open for Bushey children

Outdoor classes open for Bushey children

Hertsmere Borough Council has converted part of its garden into an outdoor classroom for the benefit of young people in the area.

Read Article ... Published on 17th March, 2015

Twickenham wins funding for two-year arts initiative

Twickenham wins funding for two-year arts initiative

A consortium of Richmond, Wandsworth, Waltham Forest, Redbridge, Croydon, Kingston, and Havering Borough Councils has secured a £600,000 grant from Arts Council England’s Strategic Touring Fund to a range of public performance opportunities for music and other art forms.

Read Article ... Published on 16th March, 2015

In spite of the ongoing recession causing many Britons to down-scale their Christmas plans, pets are still set to be spoilt this year.

Pets 'will have Christmas to remember'

Do you want a Short Let?

Do you want a Commercial Let?



Like this?
Share this
Follow Net-Lettings
Facebook Net-Lettings.co.uk Twitter Net-Lettings.co.uk RSS Feed
Follow Estates IT
Facebook Estates IT Twitter Estates IT RSS Feed

Estates IT offering Estate Agents Software. Lettings Agent Software, Rental Software, Property Management Software.
Net-Lettings.co.uk

Net-Lettings.co.uk was one of the first property and agent directory websites on the internet launched in 1996. We still believe in simplicity today. Use this London Lettings Directory for all your rental property needs whether a Tenant or Landlord.

Subscribe to RSS feed, or bookmark us so you do not miss any London News Articles we publish.

London Areas

London is a diverse community of people. There are many areas to choose from we have around 245 that appear on the map and approximately 338 total London areas. Here are just a few of the latest hot areas.

Letting Agents Docklands
Letting Agents Camden
Letting Agents Notting Hill
Letting Agents St John's Wood

Advertising & Sales

This site offers Letting Agents low cost effective advertising of their web site. We are not a Letting Agency but connect you directly Lettings Agents in your required area. Letting Agents see below options available with Net-Lettings. You can contact or follow us below.

Advertise on this site ...
Register with us ...
Need Estate Agent Software?

Nibbler report